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Chaos in Ecology Experimental Nonlinear Dynamics

Series: Theoretical Ecology Series Volume: 1
By: JM Cushing, Robert F Costantino, Brian Dennis and Robert A Desharnais
225 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Academic Press
Chaos in Ecology
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  • Chaos in Ecology ISBN: 9780121988760 Hardback Dec 2002 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
Price: £87.99
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From WM Schaffer's foreword:
... these investigators [the authors] produced unequivocal evidence for complex dynamics in laboratory populations of the flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Key to their success has been the ability to manipulate their system experimentally and to replicate the manipulations. In addition, they have developed a workable methodology that allows for the simultaneous incorporation of random and deterministic forces in ecological models.
... Clearly, and in detail, the authors lay out the experiment itself, its historical and intellectual context and the techniques whereby the data were analyzed. As such, it will likely serve as a text book example for years to come.'


Introduction. Models. Bifurcations. Chaos. Patterns in Chaos. What We Learned. Bibliography. Appendix.

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Series: Theoretical Ecology Series Volume: 1
By: JM Cushing, Robert F Costantino, Brian Dennis and Robert A Desharnais
225 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Academic Press
Media reviews
The authors have made very circumspect model verifications...The greatest merit of the book is that it confirms experimentally the existence of numerous nonlinear phenomena in populations and presents a new characteristic of populations, that is, the lattice effect. The book is written in an excellent style with high mathematical precision. This work is warmly recommended to all theoretical and field ecologists, and all scientists interested in nonlinear dynamics. -COMMUNITY ECOLOGY (2005) " in statistical concepts and methods. Anyone interested in the dynamics of populations will benefit from reading this book." -ECOLOGY (2003) "In a very real sense, Cushing et al. have done for ecology what Newton did for physics. They have demonstrated that the observed, very complex behavior of biological populations can, at least in principle, be derived and predicted from a knowledge of the operant biological mechanisms expressed in simple mathematical models. ...Chaos in Ecology is a road-map for making ecology into a genuinely predictive science." -Aaron A. King, University of Tennessee (2002) "This is the definitive source on chaos in ecology. Well-written and authoritative." -Simon Levin, Princeton University (2002) "Chaos in Ecology ought to be read by both field and theoretical ecologists." -COMPLEX SYSTEMS LAB, BARCELONA SPAIN
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